535-0011-00L  Drug Seminar

SemesterAutumn Semester 2017
LecturersC. Halin Winter, K.‑H. Altmann, S. M. Ametamey, M. Detmar, B. A. Gander, J. Hall, S.‑D. Krämer, J.‑C. Leroux, C. Müller, D. Neri, V. I. Otto, U. Quitterer, R. Schibli, G. Schneider, C. Steuer, H. U. Zeilhofer
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentThe course is reserved for students registered in the Master's programme in Pharmacy or in Pharmaceutical Sciences



Catalogue data

AbstractThe course provides a platform for the investigation, presentation and discussion of a topic with relevance to the field of pharmaceutical sciences. Students work in small groups on a chosen topic, they write a mini-review and present their work on a one day symposium.
ObjectiveThe main objectives of this course are:

- students develop their scientific reflection (Critical Thinking) and working skills by working independently on a relevant pharmaceutical topic
- students gain in-depth knowledge of the topic investigated
- students train their scientific writing and presentation skills
- students train their ability to plan a project and work in a team
ContentThe Course Drug Seminar takes place during the first 7 weeks of the 1. Master semester. It is a compulsory course of the MSc Pharmacy curriculum and an elective course in the MSc PharmSciences.

The course provides a platform for the investigation, presentation and discussion of a topic with relevance to the field of pharmaceutical sciences.

During the course, students work in small teams on a topic of their choice and elaborate a written mini-review and an oral presentation. Each team is tutored by a lecturer of the Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The work is mainly based on literature search / review, but may also involve conducting interviews or site visits, if appropriate. The final presentations of all groups will take place in the framework of a dedicated Symposium held in the middle of the semester.
Prerequisites / NoticeOnly for students of MSc Pharmacy and MSc Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits5 credits
ExaminersC. Halin Winter, K.-H. Altmann, S. M. Ametamey, M. Detmar, B. A. Gander, J. Hall, S.-D. Krämer, J.-C. Leroux, C. Müller, D. Neri, V. I. Otto, U. Quitterer, R. Schibli, G. Schneider, C. Steuer, H. U. Zeilhofer
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationThe tutor assesses the work of each student. Based on group work, the written mini-review (this will be read by the tutor and students asked to make revisions as adequate) and the oral presentation, the semester performance is passed or failed.

Learning materials

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Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
535-0011-00 SDrug Seminar Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers.
Permission from lecturers required for all students.
Presentation on 2nd and 3rd of November, HIT E 51
125s hrs
21.09.15-17HG E 5 »
C. Halin Winter, K.‑H. Altmann, S. M. Ametamey, M. Detmar, B. A. Gander, J. Hall, S.‑D. Krämer, J.‑C. Leroux, C. Müller, D. Neri, V. I. Otto, U. Quitterer, R. Schibli, G. Schneider, C. Steuer, H. U. Zeilhofer

Groups

No information on groups available.

Restrictions

General : Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers
Permission from lecturers required for all students

Offered in

ProgrammeSectionType
Pharmaceutical Sciences MasterElectives IWInformation
Pharmacy MasterCore Courses IOInformation